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Volume 11, Pages 1036-1040
Case Study

Right Diaphragm Spontaneous Rupture: A Surgical Approach

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of L'Aquila, “G. Mazzini” Hospital of Teramo, Italy

Received 5 January 2011; Revised 26 March 2011; Accepted 29 March 2011

Academic Editor: Christian Kugler

Copyright © 2011 Duilio Divisi et al.


We present a case of spontaneous rupture of the diaphragm, characterized by nonspecific symptoms. The rapid diagnosis and appropriate surgical approach led to a positive resolution of the pathology.